Why you should become an entrepreneur
Showing the reality behind the statistics – the real risks of entrepreneurship, how the world is changing and what entrepreneurship can do for your career.
How do you know if your idea is a good one?
Hints and tips on how to assess a business idea, including the key principles to keep in mind and an overview of how to apply tools such as the Lean Canvas and Porter’s Five Forces to early entrepreneurship.
Six degrees of separation: the power of your network
Surprising facts about networks, including tips on how to build and maintain a useful network and what it can do for you.
Entrepreneurs are from Venus
Insights into women in entrepreneurship: how they succeed, what they choose to do and what they might do next.
Also available for chairing panels and ‘in conversation’-style keynotes.
Example previous speaking engagements
How do you know if your idea is a good one? Building a Business Lecture, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Keynote: in conversation with Biz Stone (Founder of Twitter), Oxford Said Entrepreneurship Forum
Opening speaker at Oxford Inspires, Oxford Entrepreneurs’ flagship conference.
“We wanted our first speaker to be motivational, uplifting and to provide a buzz for the rest of the weekend. This was certainly the case.”
Chris Williams, President of Oxford Entrepreneurs
Megan Morys-Carter has been working in innovation and entrepreneurship for the last 15 years, most recently as Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre at the University of Oxford. She has been an open innovation partner for blue chip companies such as Boeing, Shell, Pepsico, P&G and Johnson & Johnson; worked with SMEs and research organisations on collaboration, growth and technology clusters; and taught and mentored hundreds of aspiring entrepreneurs. She is also a wife, mum and stepmum, a passionate volunteer for several charities and a lover of food, travel, history and dancing. Megan brings her keynotes to life with a wealth of stories from both her personal and professional life.
How to book a speaking engagement
Contact me to arrange an initial conversation about your audience, topic areas of interest and how I might be able to help.